Little Pines Multimedia has released "Apps4 Sailing Sail Course Vol 1", for Android and Kindle Fire users on the Amazon Apps Store
Fayston, VT, July 22, 2013 — Little Pines Multimedia has released "Apps4 Sailing Sail Course Vol 1", for Android and Kindle Fire users on the Amazon Apps Store. The app covers Rigging the Boat, Introduction to Sail Tension and Care, Wind Theory and Handling Orientation, Introduction to Basic Sail Trim, The Points of Sail, Tacking and Jibing. Also available are lesson apps "Parts of a Sailboat", "Learn to Tie Knots" and one free app, "How to Turn a Sailboat".
The free app features "Coming About: Turning a sailboat into and through the wind"
Included with each app lesson is a Sailing Terms Glossary for each topic and graphic illustrations for reference. The illustrations can be shared with a friend or emailed to one's desktop and printed out for reference.
"It is exciting that mobile technology has advanced the way it has.", states Linda Cullum, CEO of Little Pines Multimedia. "The value of being able to learn to sail at your own pace from anywhere at anytime is wonderful!These lesson apps are aimed to be a preliminary course and will educate newbies on foreign sailing topics and terms in advance so that they can get the most out of their sailing education investment. This mobile way of learning also provides the opportunity for review just before heading out or while on the water."
Taught by a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain and Instructor of American Sailing Association Classes, the lessons are arranged in the order of a typical sailing course The apps were created using Little Pines Multimedia's popular "Learn to Sail with Multimedia VOL I and II" CD/DVD for Windows, which is available at http://LearntoSail.Net.
The lessons can also run on Apple iPad and iPhone format as individual movie files. These are available at http://Apps4Sailing.com They also can be downloaded and played on PC or Mac.
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Little Pines Multimedia has been creating, marketing and selling educational CD's since April,1997. Based in W Dennis, Cape Cod, Ma and Lake Champlain, VT USA
For more information visit http://Apps4Sailing.com
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